Mid Hants Railway

railway
county:

Hampshire

refce: JandMN

commentary: Alton, Alresford and Winchester Railway, later Mid Hants Railway, then LSWR, joining existing routes, from Alton to Winchester, Hampshire, authorized 28 June 1861, opened 2 October 1865.
The Alton, Alresford and Winchester Railway Co was incorporated to build a railway by Act of Parliament:-
refce: 24-25 Victoria cap.111 1861
With an extension of time, and change of name to the Mid Hants Railway:-
refce: 27-28 Victoria cap.298 1864
It was transferred to the LSWR by:-
refce: 39-40 Victoria cap.213 1876
43-44 Victoria cap.183 1880
and the original company dissolved:-
refce: 44-45 Victoria cap.209 1881
The route ran from Alton Station, through Butts Junction, Medstead and Four MarksStation, Alresford Station, Itchen Abbas Station, to Winchester Station.

Associated with
person railway company : Alton, Alresford and Winchester Railway
date 1861-1884

Associated with
person railway company : London and South Western Railway, LSWR
date 1880-1923

Associated with
person railway company : Southern Railway, SR
date 1923-1948

Associated with
person railway company : British Railways, BR
date 1948

mapping: goes through
Alton Station, Alton
Butts Junction, Alton
Medstead and Four Marks Station, Medstead
Alresford Station, New Alresford
Itchen Abbas Station, Itchen Valley
Kings Worthy
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Winchester Station, Winchester
28.6.1861: authorized
2.10.1865: opened

Hampshire Gazetteer - JandMN: 2001